Category Archives: Heavy Metals

Hazardous Waste Classification changes on 5 July 2018


You will need to be aware of new changes to the criteria for the classification of hazardous waste, which will take effect on Thursday, 5 July 2018. Council Regulation (EU) 2017/997 of 8 June 2017 amending Annex III to Directive … Continue reading

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BAT Conclusions For Large Combustion Plants published


Thursday, 17 August 2017 saw the publication of the “BAT (Best Available Techniques) Conclusions for Large Combustion Plants (LCP)” in the Official Journal of  the European Union, which, principally, to the energy and heating sectors. There is a four-year period … Continue reading

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Have your say on the EU implementation of the Minamata Convention on Mercury use


The European Commission has launched an on-line consultation on issues related to the ratification and implementation by the EU of the Minamata Convention on mercury. The Convention, signed in October 2013, is a global treaty that aims to protect human … Continue reading

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